X-Men (2000)

Professor Xavier runs a school for 'gifted' children - mutants with unique and special abilities including Iceman, who can freeze objects, his nemesis Fireboy, who can manipulate fire; and their teacher staff of Storm, Cyclops and the pyschic Jean Grey. Xavier wants to tame the new boy Wolverine, but will this wild man disrupt the harmony of the school - or will he prove to be a valuable resource in the fight against mutant-and-proud Magneto and his evil crew?

Our Rating: 7/10 - a little bit dated already
Watchability: 7/10 - still a stellar cast
Contributed By: JT
Tagline: Evolution Begins.

Release Date: 2000-07-14
IMDb icon 7.4/10
  • Country: USA
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 144
  • Budget: $75,000,000
  • Revenue: $157,299,717
  • Production: 20th Century Fox
Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
Logan / Wolverine
Patrick Stewart
Patrick Stewa...
Professor Charles Xavier
Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
Eric Lensherr / Magneto
Famke Janssen
Famke Janssen
Jean Grey
James Marsden
James Marsden
Scott Summers / Cyclops
Halle Berry
Halle Berry
Ororo Munroe / Storm
Anna Paquin
Anna Paquin
Rogue
Tyler Mane
Tyler Mane
Sabretooth
Ray Park
Ray Park
Toad
Rebecca Romijn
Rebecca Romij...
Mystique
Bruce Davison
Bruce Davison
Senator Kelly
Matthew Sharp
Matthew Sharp
Henry Gyrich
Brett Morris
Brett Morris
Young Magneto
Kenneth McGregor
Kenneth McGre...
Magneto's Father

Rogue is captured by Magneto and tied up inside the flame of the Statue of the Liberty. The X-Men get inside the company spaceship and break into the tourist attraction. Storm gets rids of Toad with one of the worst lines of dialogue I've ever heard in a movie - ""Do you know what happens to toads when they are struck by lightning? ... The same thing that happens to everything else."" Zap, he's struck by lightning.

Wolverine stabs Mystique (disguised as Storm) through the heart, and then Magneto shows up and ties them up in metal fittings. Wolverine stabs himself to break his bonds, fights with Sabretooth a little - dealing him a few deadly blows but it's basically a kids movie, with sequels, so he's fine and falls off the statue to land conveniently on a docked ship.

Magneto gives his power to Rogue and the sphere device is cranked up. The X-Men reunite. Storm sends Wolverine over the sphere and Jean Grey holds him in place. Magneto starts to play with his claws, so cyclops knocks him out with his laser, and Logan destroys the machine.

Rogue hasn't done so well, and has a new hairstyle. Wolverine touches her skin to give her his healing powers, and she starts to breathe again.

The cops finally show up, and find a guard with stab wounds in his heart that they take to safety.

Meanwhile back in the mansion Logan is making a full recovery. On TV Mystique is playing a senator saying that the new laws about mutants are being left for now. Logan leaves to find out about where he came from, and steals Scott's bike again. Charles meets for a chess challenge with Magneto, locked in a plastic prison - and wins.

Write one

Sorry, no results found.